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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

3rd Caddo Courthouse

 
 
3rd Caddo Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
1. 3rd Caddo Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Parish Judge Washington Jenkins, on Nov. 4, 1840, sold his 2-story frame house to Caddo Parish for a courthouse. A jail replaced the kitchen. Courthouse was sold at foreclosure in 1855 at its own door.
 
Erected by Caddo Parish Commission.
 
Location. 32° 30.765′ N, 93° 44.767′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (U.S. 71) and Crockett Street, on the left when traveling south on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 625 Market Street, Shreveport LA 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 525 Spring Street (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harrison Building (about 600 feet away); Old CNB Building (about 700 feet away); CNB Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); First City Market (approx. 0.2 miles away); Turning to the Right (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cane & Bennett's Trading Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Green's Alley (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
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3rd Caddo Courthouse Marker (on left) at former location of courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
2. 3rd Caddo Courthouse Marker (on left) at former location of courthouse.
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View from marker looking south on Market Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2019
3. View from marker looking south on Market Street.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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